Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 39-year-old fake soldier, Oluwatosin Gabriel, during enforcement of the total ban on motorcycles in some parts of the state.
A discreet investigation by the detectives also led to the arrest of the supplier of the military uniforms, one 35-year-old Nurudeen Agboola.
According to the Lagos State Police Spokesperson, Benjamin Bundeyin, four pairs of military camouflage uniform, nine live cartridges, military identity cards, police accouterments and charms were recovered from the fake soldier and his supplier.
He said investigation is ongoing to establish the extent of their criminality. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, while commending the detectives for a job well done, charged officers and men of the Command to redouble efforts towards sustaining the safety and security existing in the state.